VLM Airlines will start flying between Antwerp and Birmingham, England, on 26 March, and will double the number of flights between Antwerp and Munich, a spokesman for the airline said,  pointing out that with these latest developments, its flight programme is now complete.
Independent entrepreneurs affected by the partial closure of the Veviba company will now be able to postpone payment of their 2018 social security contributions by a year, without facing any additional fees, following a decision by the minister in charge of independents, Denis Ducarme.

Businesses welcome new mobility budget

Friday, 16 March 2018 17:23
The Federation of Enterprises of Belgium (FEB) has welcomed a decision by the Federal Government to introduce a mobility budget in addition to its “cash for cars” initiative.
The Chamber’s Trade Law Commission has approved Wednesday, after the second reading, the project aiming at reforming corporate law.
Torfs shoe company and the EASI group, which specializes in management software, won the “Best Workplaces” prize for 2017, awarded on Tuesday by the Vlerick Business School.
Two diamond companies remove their cutting facilities from Antwerp.
Kris Peeters, Minister of Economy and Consumer Affairs, wants to do something about the price differences in supermarkets through the supermarket sector, Europe and the competition authority.

Belgian supermarkets are more expensive

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 17:26
It is cheaper for Belgians to shop in supermarkets in France, Germany or the Netherlands, and the gap in prices even increased slightly between 2012 and 2017, Le Soir, De Standaard, Gazet van Antwerpen and Het Nieuwsblad reported on Tuesday, quoting the annual report of the Observateur des Prix (Price…
Foodstuff and drinks are costlier in Belgium than in neighbouring countries because of taxes, royalties and the wage handicap, the Belgian Food and Drink Federation, Fevia, and the Belgian Association of Branded Products Manufacturers, BABM, said on Tuesday.
There is not, and has never been, a hidden plan for Brussels Airlines, ensured Monday noon the Eurowings CEO following a morning meeting with the Belgian airline’s personnel.